Descriptor English: Eyelids
Descriptor Spanish: Párpados
Descriptor párpados
Scope note: Cada uno de los pliegues cutáneos, superior e inferior, que ocluyen el OJO cuando se cierran.
Descriptor Portuguese: Pálpebras
Descriptor French: Paupières
Entry term(s): Eyelid
Tree number(s): A01.456.505.420.504
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Each of the upper and lower folds of SKIN which cover the EYE when closed.
Annotation: inflammation = BLEPHARITIS; plasty = BLEPHAROPLASTY; ptosis = BLEPHAROPTOSIS; spasm = BLEPHAROSPASM
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Consider Also: consider also terms at BLEPHAR-
Related: Nictitating Membrane MeSH
DeCS ID: 5244
Unique ID: D005143
NLM Classification: WW 205
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/16
Eyelids - Preferred
Concept UI M0008107
Scope note Each of the upper and lower folds of SKIN which cover the EYE when closed.
Preferred term Eyelids
Entry term(s) Eyelid

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